27 Jul 2020

High Court asked to decide on lockdown legality

From Morning Report, 8:48 am on 27 July 2020

Today the High Court is being asked to decide whether putting the country into lockdown level four and shutting businesses was lawful.

Lawyer Andrew Borrowdale is bringing the judicial review case against the Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield saying he exceeded his powers when imposing the Covid-19 lockdown rules.

Hamish Cardwell will be following case and told me earlier how the case came about.